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and Lembaga Urus Air Selangor on how to go about it,” Lee said at the tributary yesterday.
He was speaking after being briefed on the incident by the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department and police.
Eight Sekolah Rendah Taman Bunga Raya 1 pupils were swept away by strong currents on Friday while fishing along the tributary.
Muhammad Shahir Azman was rescued, while four bodies were found on Friday night and one around midnight yesterday.
A search-and-rescue mission is trying to find Muhammad Aiman Kamarul, 12, and Mohd Ikhwan Mohd Ridhuan, 10,
State Health, Welfare, Women and Family Affairs executive councillor Dr Daroyah Alwi spent about 15 minutes with the missing boys’ families, who have been camped at the search-and-rescue operations centre since Friday night.
Dr Daroyah conveyed the condolences from Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and the state government to the families of the boys who drowned and hoped that the remaining two would be found soon.
“We will help the families, but at the moment, we have not determined how to do it.
“I will discuss with the menteri besar about this,” Dr Daroyah said.
Dr Daroyah and Lee also went to the scene where Muhammad Shahir Azman was rescued. He had held on to a rubber hose near the bridge and screamed for help. A passerby rescued him.
Dr Daroyah advised parents to ensure that they knew the whereabouts of their children during this week-long school holidays to prevent untoward incidents.
Dr Daroyah Alwi